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Waikoloa Village, Hawaii Historical Markers

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2017
Ancient Foot Trail Marker
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Ancient Foot Trail Travelers
Much of the Ala Loa trail was built over an ancient foot trail which can still be seen here as it meanders beside the new trail. The section of the trail on the Kaniku lava flow remains intact and will be preserved. The trail was probably used . . . — Map (db m110403) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — High Chiefess Keōpūolani (1778-1823)
Chiefs of highest rank and sacred wife of Kamehameha I married in 1791. Mother of Kamehameha II, Kamehameha III and Princess Nāhi'ena;ena. Keōpūolani's extremely high-ranking ali'i (royalty) status prohibited people from looking at . . . — Map (db m110408) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Kuhina Nui Ka'ahumanu (1768-1832)
Born of ali'i (royalty) lineage, Ka'ahumanu married Kamehameha I as a young girl and became his favorite wife. When he died in 1819, she was named Kuhina Nui (Prime Minister) alongside young King Liholiho Kamehameha II. A powerful influence, she . . . — Map (db m110407) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Princess Bernice Pauahi (1831-1884)
Of high lineage she was a logical match for the highest born ali'i (royalty) of her generation. Courted by many, she was betrothed to her cousin King Kamehameha V. In 1848 Kamehameha V chose Pauahi as his successor to become queen. She declined the . . . — Map (db m110419) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Queen Emma (1836-1885)
Emmalani Na'ea Rooke Kaleleonalani was grand-niece of Kamehameha I and granddaughter of John Young, his royal advisor. She and husband Kamehameha IV had one son, Prince Albert, who died at the age of 4, followed not long after by his father. . . . — Map (db m110412) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Queen Kalama (1817-1870)
Kalama Hakaleleponi Kapakuhaili was the daughter of ali'i (royalty) Kaihekukui and Iahu'ula. She married Kauikeaouli Kamehameha III, who introduced the division and disbursement of traditional lands known as the "Great Mahele." A very well-educated . . . — Map (db m110410) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Queen Kapi'olani (1834-1899)
Ester Julia Kapiolani, granddaughter of Kaumuali'i, the last King of Kaua'i. Widow of Namakaeha, married King David Kalākaua in 1863 and as a gift he built Kapi'olani Park in Waikīkī in her honor. Deeply concerned about the moribund . . . — Map (db m110418) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Queen Lili'uokalani (1838-1917)
Lydia Liliuokalani Kamaka'eha Paki Dominis sister of Kalakaua, adopted by Paki and Konia, married John O. Dominis. Declared heir apparent on April, 11, 1877 following the death of her brother Prince Leleiohoku II. Ascended to the throne on January . . . — Map (db m110420) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — Queen Victoria Kamāmalu (1802-1824)
Also known as Tamehamalu, Victoria Kamāmalu was the daughter of Kamehameha I and married Liholiho Kamehameha II. Only 5 years after he took the throne, the King and Queen sailed to London for a state visit with King George IV. While in England, . . . — Map (db m110409) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waikoloa Village — The Waikoloa Petroglyph Field
Before you lies one of the major concentrations of ancient rock carvings in the Hawaiian Islands. Boundaries were not crossed casually in old Hawaii, and the thousands of surface carvings here, just north of the border between the ancient kingdoms . . . — Map (db m4247) HM

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